Journal article

Representativeness of the PDOPPS cohort compared to the Australian PD population

Isabelle Ethier, Neil Boudville, Stephen McDonald, Fiona Brown, Peter G Kerr, Rowan Walker, Stephen Geoffroy Holt, Sunil Badve, Yeoungjee Cho, Carmel Hawley, Laura Robison, Donna Reidlinger, Elasma Milanzi, Brian Bieber, Keith McCullough, David W Johnson



BACKGROUND: The Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (PDOPPS) is an international, prospective study following persons treated by peritoneal dialysis (PD) to identify modifiable practices associated with improvements in PD technique and person survival. The aim of this study was to assess the representativeness of the Australian cohort included in PDOPPS compared to the complete Australian PD population, as reported to the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant (ANZDATA) Registry. METHODS: Adults with at least one PD treatment reported to ANZDATA Registry during the census period of PDOPPS Phase I (November 2014 to April 2018) were compared to the Australian PD..

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Awarded by Fresenius Medical Care Clinical Research Committee

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship and/or publication of this article: Data linkage was funded by a Fresenius Medical Care Clinical Research Committee research grant (2019003438). Fresenius was not involved in study design, analysis, interpretation or decision to publish. PDOPPS Australia was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council(NHMRC) project grant (APP1178472). Global support for the ongoing DOPPS Programmes is provided without restriction on publications. See for more information. IE would like to acknowledge the Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal and the Fondation du CHUM for their support through a fellowship grant. DJ is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Practitioner Fellowship. YC is supported by an Australian NHMRC Early Career Fellowship.